Part C of IDEA: Early Intervention for Babies and Toddlers

November 2011 Early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities (birth-3) have been a part of IDEA since 1986. This section of the law is commonly known as Part C of IDEA.** Regulations for Part C What's changed? | OSEP's non-regulatory summary Model IFSP form Training module 1 | The Basics of Early Intervention (new!) How to find early intervention services in your community __________________________________________ Regulations … [Read more...]

2011 Part C regulations for early intervention!

On September 6, 2011, the U.S. Department of Education released the final regulations for the early intervention program under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). These final regulations will help improve services and outcomes for America's infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. To find the new regulations, download a copy, read them online, find training opportunities, and see the Model Form for the … [Read more...]

Key Terms to Know in Early Intervention

December 2012Early intervention is full of terms that people constantly use in writing and in conversation, and it's important to know what those terms mean. NICHCY is pleased to provide this handy reference to early intervention terminology, and hopes it helps our readers quickly connect with the meaning of pivotal words and phrases in the field.Quick-Jump Index to the TermsPoint of Reference: Part C of IDEAConsentDevelopmental delayEarly intervention … [Read more...]

Subpart A of the Part C Regulations | General Provisions

If you’re looking for a summary of Part C's purposes and key definitions, try our Key Terms to Know in Early Intervention. The page you’re currently on gives you the exact words of the 2011 regulations for Part C of IDEA, without explanation or commentary. e-CFR Data is current as of November 14, 2012 Title 34: Education PART 303—EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES Contents Subpart A—General Purpose … [Read more...]

Subpart D of the Part C Regulations | Child Find, Evaluations and Assessments, and IFSPs

November 2012 If you’re looking for practical information, summaries, or how-to’s about evaluation, eligibility, or IFSPs, visit our Babies and Toddlers pages, where you’ll find what you’re looking for in abundance. The page you’re on right now gives you the exact words of Subpart D of the Part C regulations, without explanation or commentary. e-CFR Data is current as of November 14, 2012 Available online at GPO Access Title … [Read more...]

Subpart G of the Part C Regulations | State Interagency Coordinating Council

November 2012This page gives you the exact words of Subpart G of the 2011 regulations for Part C of IDEA, without explanation or commentary.e-CFR Data is current as of November 14, 2012Title 34: EducationPART 303—EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIESSubpart G—State Interagency Coordinating Council§ 303.600 Establishment of Council. § 303.601 Composition. § 303.602 Meetings. § 303.603 Use of funds by the Council. … [Read more...]

Subpart B of the Part C Regulations | State Eligibility and Requirements for a Statewide System

December 2012 If you’re looking for practical information, summaries, or how-to’s about early intervention in general, visit our Babies and Toddlers pages, where you’ll find what you’re looking for in abundance. The page you’re on right now gives you the exact words of Subpart B of the Part C regulations, which relate to "State Eligibility for a Grant and Requirements for a Statewide System," without explanation or commentary. e-CFR … [Read more...]

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